A valued part of The Smith Family

Lugarno VIEW Club


Lugarno VIEW Club was formed in 1972. 

Currently, the Club sponsors five Smith Family Learning for Life students and is actively involved in fundraising activities to raise donations for The Smith Family programs.

We are always open to new members, so please get in touch today and come and see what it's all about.


  • Meeting Day on 3rd Tuesday of the month
  • at 11am
  • at Lantern Club


Val - 0407 120 777

 Email: lugarno.viewclub@gmail.com


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21 Roselands Avenue, ROSELANDS, NSW 2196

Club News

Keep up to date with what is happening around the clubs. 

2022 Lugarno VIEW Club Committee

Left to right: Val Colyer (President); Helen Taylor (Vice President); Madge Doust (Secretary), Edith Chapman (Asst. Secretary) Julie Colman (Asst. Treasurer); Lynn Forrest (Program Officer), Liz Seymour (Program Officer 2) and Elizabeth Terry (ND02 Zone Councillor )  Missing is Ellen Gray (Treasurer)


  Full room and tables decorated

Our special birthday cake - made by Jenny Smith and decorated by Lorna Sonnerdale


Making a Difference Award . David Coleman,MP, Jenny Smith (recipient) Val Colyer (president)


Committee members working hard! Ellen Gray, Julie Colman, Liz Seymour, Lorna Sonnerdale


Our lovely oldest member. Vicki Graham (94)

 Brigett Davis and Kerin Wood



2022 August - 50th Birthday

Lugarno VIEW Club celebrated their 50th birthday (and The Smith Family 100th birthday) on Tuesday 16th August 2022. 

We had 80 guests and our theme was "the 1920's". 


 Lugarno Committee: [l-r]  Ellen Gray, Madge Doust, Julie Colman, Val Colyer (President), Helen Taylor, Edith Chapman, Lynn Forrest, Lorna Sonnerdale, Liz Seymou

Past Presidents of Lugarno VIEW Club - left to right: Pam Collins, Jan Frape, Jenny Smith, Val Colyer, Helen Taylor, Adele Persi


 Members receiving their decade pins - left to right. Anna Cooper, Helen Moenting, Pam Collins, Madge Doust, Edith Chapman, Kerin Wood, Leanna McMullen,  Liz Terry (ND02 Zone Councillor)


Certificate of Appreciation Presented by David Coleman MP -
left to right. Sonia Fenton, Pam Collins, David Coleman, Val Colyer (President), Anna Cooper, Kerrie Hansell

Above Cheryl Bellizzi and Karen Stacey. Below Marcia Taylor


2022 February Meeting

Members having a good time.


2020 December

For a Christmas get-together we had an evening at Moore Reserve, Hurstville.

Nibbles and Drinks were enjoyed for a very pleasant evening, chatting and getting into the Christmas spirit, while social distancing.


2020 Christmas Celebrations

An enjoyable evening was had by all, for our Christmas Dinner Meeting.


The Lucky Table is shown above



2020 October

Our first picnic Covid style - held at Carss Park - it was lovely to have a get-together even if the numbers were small.



2020 November

Congratulations to Val and Jan; recipients of the 2020 Banks Volunteer of the Year Award.   Val was nominated by the Rotary Club or Hurstville, while Jan was nominated by Lugarno Evening VIEW Club.


L-R  President Helen, with Zone Councillor Liz, receiving her 20year service pin from Past Zone Councillor Pam.

2020 August

On 17th August, 2020, we were fortunate to be able to meet for our 48th Birthday with the theme of "Sunny Days are Here Again."

March 2020  

On 6th March 2020, Lugarno Ladies celebrated International Women's Day at Gardens on Forest, Peakhurst with women from Area ND VIEW Clubs and women from other community organisations in the area. 

Our Guest Speakers were Imelda Roche and Frances Whiting

Photo above ND IWD Committee with Imedla (centre) and Frances (far right)


    Photo L-R: Jill and Karen                                        

International Womens Day

Photo L-R:  Pam, Adele and Teena


  Photo L-R: Jenny and Kerin


Christmas Festivities 2019

Members and friends joined together for a very festive December Dinner Meeting.

Our entertainer for the night was the delightful Sarah Prestwicke (pictured right) who asked us to joined her in singing Christmas Carols at the end of the night.  

Our raffle draw was for lots of lovely Christmas Hampers.





2020 Committee



Lugarno Evening VIEW Club's Committee for 2020, with Past Zone Councillor, Pam

Thank you Pam

Thank you presentation from President Helen to Pam for all her help and support during the past four years as our Zone Councillor.


Convention 2019 

A great few days spent at the Novotel, Twin Waters.  We attended the 2 Convention Days, The Beach Party and the Gala Evening, and it was an honour to have our photo taken with Dr. Craig Challen.



Photos below show girls having fun at the 2019 Convention


September Fashion Parade

On 21st September, 2019, we held our Annual Fund Raising Fashion Parade.

Thank you Lynn pictured above, and our three glamorous models, Adele, Maryanne and Madge, pictured below for helping to make the afternoon such a great  success.



47th Birthday Celebrations





August 2019 Friendship and Pizza

On 10th August, about 24 members met at Oatley Hotel for a Friendship and Pizza Afternoon; what a great way to get to know newer members to our club.





2019 July 

Fourteen of our members met at the Museum of Sydney for a Guided Tour of "A Convict Colony and Global City", followed by a viewing of  the Street Photography Exhibition, finishing the day with lunch before heading home.


 2019 July Meeting

At our meeting in July, we held an "Out of the Closet Night"  where members brought along their unwanted Clothes, Handbags, Jewellery, etc. to sell to other members - a great way to recycle.  We also incorporated a Craft Stall. 




2019 June

What a wonderful Night.  After taking in the sights of VIVID, about 20 members and friends adjourned to one of our member's apartment overlooking Sydney Circular Quay for a lovely supper - the view was spectacular.



A Visit to the War Memorial in May 2019

On 22nd May, 15 members and friends, enjoyed a very informative Tour of the War Memorial in Hyde Park Sydney, followed by lunch at the Sydney Museum  -  a great day was had by all.


Bunnings Craft & Cakes Stall

Lugarno Evening VIEW held a Promotional/Craft Stall and Gourmet Raffle at Bunnings Kingsgrove on Saturday, 25th May.  Our members who volunteered to man the stall had a fun day, while promoting our club and the Smith Family's Learning for Life Program.


National and Regional News

Keep up to date with what is happening around the clubs.

Please Vote for Gunnedah Evening

Dear friends, hopefully other members will vote for us, we are in the lead so far and have the chance of winning $3000 for our students - Gunnedah Evening VIEW Club has been nominated as a community organisation of note in Greater Bank's Greater New England Community Funding Competition. Please vote as often as you can on the Greater Bank voting page, https://greater.com.au/greaternewengland, to maximise our chances of winning $5,000 in funding from the bank. Visitors to the Greater Bank website may vote once per hour."

Lugarno VIEW Club

NI01 and NI02 Zone Day

Almost forty members from eight of the thirteen VIEW clubs in Zone NI01/02, attended the Zone Day which was held at Oak Tree in Tamworth. The day commenced with a delicious morning tea catered by Mareen from Tamworth Peel Evening and NA Sally, and the table decorations were made by Bev from Tamworth Peel.

Lugarno VIEW Club

Centenary Gala Luncheon for NK Area in 2022

A Centenary Gala Luncheon will be held on Saturday 30 July 2022, at the Laurieton United Services Club, 2 Seymour Street, Laurieton commencing at 10.30am.


Events Calendar

We have some great events coming up, take a look at the calendar and get involved!